Lawyer who represented Bin Laden’s driver now helping defendant in St. Louis terrorism case

Charles Swift, director of the Texas-based Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America, represents Armin Harcevic, who faces charges of providing material support to terrorists and conspiracy.

Swift declined Monday to talk about the evidence, but he said he and the center are eager for cases that may touch on constitutional issues. “What’s interesting to me — and where I think the battle for civil rights is — is at the edges,” he said in a telephone interview. “That’s both where we establish the lines and where the abuses happen.”

Swift said cases such as Harcevic’s are “interesting to the Muslim community at large. Where is the edge? What does the FBI prove to prove material support?”

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